Search for Accused Montgomery County Killer Who Stabbed Victim in Heart

The search is on for a homeless homicide suspect accused of stabbing his victim in the heart.

Steven Holmes killed Diamonde Stone Sunday night along High Street in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele and Pottstown police said in a news release. 

An autopsy revealed Stone, 35, died from a stab wound to the heart.

A judge signed an arrest warrant for Holmes, 56, on first- and third-degree murder charges as well as a weapon charge.

Holmes has no fixed address but is known to frequent the Pottstown area, Steele said.

Authorities didn’t reveal why he allegedly targeted Stone.

Anyone with information on Holmes' whereabouts is asked to call Pottstown Police at 610-970-6570 or county detectives at 610-278-3368.

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